Recent Examples of grindstone from the Web
Among their findings: assorted tools for processing ochre, such as grindstones, and a limestone pebble with ochre residue on one side.
The Irish didn’t suddenly calm down, put down the Guinness, put their noses to the grindstone and work their way into an exclusive club.
Next week, Lipinski will find out whether his centrist, nose-to the-grindstone approach still resonates with voters.
The site’s Jonathan Swan saw the president’s schedule for one recent day, including 5½ hours of executive time in a workday that ended at 4:15 p.m. On the face of it, that doesn’t suggest the president always has his nose to the grindstone.
Effort and a nose-to-the-grindstone attitude, on the other hand, are readily available to everybody.
Sakic also needs to combat his image, fair or otherwise, as stopping short of putting in the nose-to-the-grindstone hours and immersion necessary for NHL front-office success, whether from a Hall of Famer or a guy who never played in the league.
Seniors playing on either side of the football played their final Grindstone game at Baldwin Wallace College's Finney Stadium in the autumn of 2012.
Avoid disapproval and censure by keeping your nose to the grindstone.
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Definition of grindstone for English Language Learners
: a stone disc that can be turned like a wheel and that is used for sharpening tools, smoothing rough edges, etc.
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